Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity
We believe that everyone deserves a safe and decent place to live. Together with Habitat for Humanity Australia, and the support of our customers and staff, we are helping to rebuild and repair vulnerable communities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
We have committed to donating 1% of all profits towards providing access to safe and decent housing, along with access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene and livelihood training to build better lives. Together with our valued customers who can choose to contribute at check-out, we are helping families to build a better tomorrow, today.
“We build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.”
Vietnam Overall Project Achievements
- Built 8 new houses for vulnerable households
- Renovated 49 houses
- Built 30 toilets for community members Among all the homeowners, 81% are female. They participated in house design training and attended construction skills, water sanitation, hygiene, and household financial management courses.
- Total families helped in the community: 1,750
Environmental - This project used non-asbestos roof sheeting for new home buildings, roof renovations, and toilets. Habitat provided training, and raised awareness on the risk of using these toxic materials in the community. As a result of this education and training programs, 63,000 people in three districts use nonasbestos materials.
Gender Equality - On average, 54% of beneficiaries were women and girls. We helped women gain a voice in decision-making processes throughout the program.
Climate Change - By empowering community members with the right skills, families can now strengthen their homes in preparation for disasters
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We build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.
“I used to sleep tightly hugging my children because I used to fear the wind blowing the roof away”, said Pramila. “Once during the monsoon, the winds ripped the roof from one side of our shack. All our belongings – television, clothes and food were drenched in rainwater.”Explore
Vietnam's Overall Project
Built 8 new houses for vulnerable households, renovated 49 houses, Built 30 toilets for community members, Among all the homeowners, 81% are female. They participated in house design training and attended construction skills, water sanitation, hygiene, and household financial management courses.Explore
Cambodia Overall Project
Building homes helped families isolate and protect themselves from COVID-19. Habitat built low-cost, durable, strong, and climate-resilient homes, to protect from disasters such as storms, wind, and floods that occur increasingly year-on-year.Explore